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Social, Community and Holiday Events for 2016
Huntington Beach Council on Aging offers an array of social activities, and events designed to make an Active Aging lifestyle fun and enjoyable. The list is the most current events we have to offer. Check back again for more exciting events coming soon.
Wednesday Walkers (Every Wednesday)
STEP ONE: This program takes place every Wednesday at 8:30am. Participants will meet at the Senior Center and then walk either a 30-minute or 1 hour loop throughout Central Park.
STEP TWO: This program is FREE! But to join you’ll still need to sign-up at the front desk or online at HBSANDS.org. Activity number 450893-5A
STEP THREE: Show up each Wednesday morning starting September 14th wearing comfortable clothing and appropriate shoes. Let’s get healthy together!
A BRAND NEW WALKING CLUB LED BY STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS! FREE!
129th Annual Rose Parade w/ Included Box Lunch (Monday, January 1, 2018 )
Enjoy the spectacular 129th Annual Tournament of Roses Parade with this year’s theme of “Making A Difference”. This year’s event promises to be a parade full of fun, flowers, music, equestrians, animation, bands, floats and participants from all over the world. Enjoy grandstand seating along Colorado Blvd. Suggested walking shoes and a sweater. The bus parks approximately 1/2 mile away from the seats. Box lunch is included on the bus ride home. Tickets $130. Depart 6:30 a.m. Return 3:00 p.m
Griffith Park Gadabout, Autry Museum & Griffith Park Observatory With Boxed Lunch (Tuesday, January 30th, 2018)
Today you will explore the largest urban park in North America, Griffith Park, known as the Central Park of Los Angeles. During the tour you will get to see the lesser known sights of the park including the Travel Town Museum and the remnants of the old LA Zoo. Discover the Autry Museum filled with Native American art and artifacts, movie memorabilia, historic firearms and beautiful paintings. Next you will visit Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills, a truly majestic memorial park where you will have a chance to see the replica of the Old North Church and the highly acclaimed Birth of Liberty Mosaic. In the afternoon there will be time to visit the observatory with the option of seeing the Planetarium Show (additional charge applies payable to the observatory). Enjoy an included boxed lunch picnic in Griffith Park’s lovely outdoor setting. Suggested: Walking shoes. Member Price $65 Non-Member $75. Depart 8:30a.m. Return 6:30p.m.
Covered Wagon Tour & Cookout (Tuesday, February 13th, 2018)
Get ready for a real Old West Experience! Enjoy a chuck wagon meal accompanied by the sounds of live cowboy western music and panoramic views of the Coachella Valley. The delicious buffet
includes BBQ tri-tip beef and chicken, coleslaw, cowboy beans, garlic bread and apple pie. Then board a mule-drawn covered wagon for a fun and fascinating narrated tour through the pristine 30,000 acre Coachella Valley Desert Preserve. There is no better way to get a close up look at the desert than out on the trail just like the early settlers experienced! While riding the trail the onboard naturalist will share much about the wildlife flora and fauna, the San Andreas Fault and local Indian customs. The covered wagon has padded seats and rubber wheels for a smooth ride. Member Price $116 Non-Member Price $126. Depart 8a.m. Return 5:30p.m.
Pie, Pottery & Pomona W/ Included Buffet Lunch (Wednesday, February 28th, 2018)
Take a trip back in time with the Pomona Historical Society. Begin with a visit to a prominent adobe house. Next its off to a guided tour of thePhillips Mansion, an example of a second-empire historic house. Next the group will visit the American Museum of Ceramic Art. A highlight of the tour will be the Mettlach collection, a form of pottery invented in Germany in 1836 by Francois Boch and Nicolas Villeroy. Enjoy an included lunch buffet at the Cal Poly Pomona campus Kellogg West restaurant and a visit to the campus farm store to purchase fresh produce and local products. An included sweet treat from a local favorite pie stop tops off your day. Member price $86; Non-Member $96. Depart 8a.m. Return 6:30p.m.